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. >> reporter: even michael lewis, who literally wroted bo e ethe how oakland turned a small payroll into a big success is surprised. as part of oracle's open world convention, lewis, a wall street trader before becoming an author, talked about the moneyball-era as like a good business gets the most out of their players. >> extremely aggressive. uniquely aggressive about putting players, the players they do have, not interest permanent jobs but into -- not into permanent jobs but into the role on the field, the situations in which they're most likely to succeed. >> reporter: he also talked about how like in silicon valley, hiring managers are more important than ever in baseball. some of the tech industry even call it the moneyball effect. >> the industry has basically acknowledged that the big job is personnel selection. it's putting the right players in uniform. and the micromanagement with tony larussa is famous for doing is trivial compared to that. [ cheers ] >> reporter: it may be a stretch, relating software to hardball, but it worked for lewis. and, he says, the strategies are working f
they can do it again. >> romeo fired up the cloud including an excited michael pagandart. >> the best feeling to come out here and see all of the fans and the players. i got my parade search on. >> now after a season of ups and downs he's painting a picture of green and gold. >> i'm a bay area sports fan. today is san francisco and you know, a's, i love the a's, can't wait for a world series. another bay bridge series. >> nbc bay area news. >> this is the time of year when all of the kids get pulled out of school to go to games, parades. >> guilty of that ourselves. let's turn things over to rob rob. you got to make it nice for those ball games. >> in san francisco it is pretty windy and breezy. you're hearing the folks here on the uss as we pass sun set. it has been cool and windy. in fact, as we show you some of the temperatures as we get you closer to the big bay area week. let's show you what we've got in terms of the temperatures outs now. mostly in the 60s, golder than that, winds 15 to 20 miles per hour. as we show you the complete week as you'll see more of the same of what we
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